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Hold On To Your Dreams

Author : Tim Lawrence
ISBN : 082239085X
Genre : Music
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Hold On to Your Dreams is the first biography of the musician and composer Arthur Russell, one of the most important but least known contributors to New York’s downtown music scene during the 1970s and 1980s. With the exception of a few dance recordings, including “Is It All Over My Face?” and “Go Bang! #5,” Russell’s pioneering music was largely forgotten until 2004, when the posthumous release of two albums brought new attention to the artist. This revival of interest gained momentum with the issue of additional albums and the documentary film Wild Combination. Based on interviews with more than seventy of his collaborators, family members, and friends, Hold On to Your Dreams provides vital new information about this singular, eccentric musician and his role in the boundary-breaking downtown music scene. Tim Lawrence traces Russell’s odyssey from his hometown of Oskaloosa, Iowa, to countercultural San Francisco, and eventually to New York, where he lived from 1973 until his death from AIDS-related complications in 1992. Resisting definition while dreaming of commercial success, Russell wrote and performed new wave and disco as well as quirky rock, twisted folk, voice-cello dub, and hip-hop-inflected pop. “He was way ahead of other people in understanding that the walls between concert music and popular music and avant-garde music were illusory,” comments the composer Philip Glass. “He lived in a world in which those walls weren’t there.” Lawrence follows Russell across musical genres and through such vital downtown music spaces as the Kitchen, the Loft, the Gallery, the Paradise Garage, and the Experimental Intermedia Foundation. Along the way, he captures Russell’s openness to sound, his commitment to collaboration, and his uncompromising idealism.

Hold On To Your Dreams

Author : Ricky Andrews
ISBN : 9781479700509
Genre : Poetry
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Hold On To Your Dream

Author : Caretha Crawford
ISBN : 9781621366881
Genre : Religion
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A guide for tending the dream God planted in your heart.

Hold On To Your Dreams

Author : Beryl Matthews
ISBN : 9780749018283
Genre : Fiction
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London 1899. Gertrude Melrose is preparing for a New Year party when her brother enters her room. She knows he wants money from her and refuses at once. She loves her brother but he is in with a disreputable crowd and losing heavily at the gaming tables. He has already gambled away his inheritance and she cannot allow him to do that with hers. A few days later the Melrose family are devastated when demands are made on them to settle Edward's huge debts. It will mean the loss of their house and almost everything they own. Edward is disowned by his father and banished from their lives.

Hold On To Your Dreams

Author : Barbara Bell
ISBN : 1541266773
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At the age of 15, Barbara Bell was labelled a 5150 patient, and was forced to spend an entire summer in a mental health institution. By that age, life had already presented Ms. Bell with a host of challenges. Dealing with a drug addicted mother, not knowing who her father was, and being forced to grow up in the foster care system was depressing. Despite the challenges she faced in her youth, Ms. Bell was driven to reach her dream of graduating from high school and college. Ms. Bell earned her Bachelors of Arts degree from San Francisco State University in 2011; and later earned her Master's in Social Work from Cal State East Bay in 2015. In this book, Ms. Bell shares her story of how a hopeless girl from East Oakland, California turned her dreams into goals that have now become her reality. Ms. Bell has an amazing story about how a young woman has been able to overcome the odds against her. Even when life was hard, she was focused, disciplined and utilized the right type of support to navigate through drama brought on by others and even at times herself. It is often said we are products of our environment, but Ms. Bell demonstrates it is possible to create a new environment. This book truly gives specific tools for a young person to pursue their dreams, despite the chaos, drama, problems, and issues that really feel unfair.Ms. Bell is a lifelong trainer. She facilitates youth development training sessions for young people to help them become productive members of their communities.

Stubbornly Hold On To Your Dreams

Author : Jerry Porras
ISBN : 0137060416
Genre : Business & Economics
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This Element is an excerpt from Success Built to Last: Creating a Life that Matters (ISBN: 9780132287517) by Jerry Porras, Stewart Emery, and Mark Thompson. Available in print and digital formats. Discover your lifelong obsession: the passion that creates meaning you’ll never want to escape from! Whether it’s British Airways, Coca-Cola, or NASA, whenever the old guard takes its eye off the prize, Richard Branson feels a moral obligation to set the big guy’s platform on fire. You have to admire billionaires like this. What keeps them so passionately involved even after they’ve long since “arrived”?

Hold Fast To Dreams

Author : Beth Zasloff
ISBN : 9781595589286
Genre : Education
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Since Joshua Steckel began work at a Brooklyn public high school as its first-ever college guidance counselor, every one of the hundreds of graduates he has counseled has been accepted to college, many to top-flight schools with all expenses paid. But getting in is only one small part of the drama of his students’ stories. In a riveting work of narrative nonfiction—winner of a Studs and Ida Terkel award—Hold Fast to Dreams follows the lives of ten of Josh’s students as they navigate the vast and obstacle-ridden landscape of college in America, where students for whom the stakes of education are highest find unequal access and inadequate support. Among the ten unforgettable students we meet are: Mike, who writes his personal essays from a homeless shelter and is torn between his longing to get away to an idyllic college campus and his fear of leaving his mother and brothers in desperate circumstances; Santiago, a talented, motivated, and undocumented student, battles bureaucracy and low expectations as he seeks a life outside the low-wage world of hard manual labor to which his immigration status threatens to consign him; and Ashley, who pursues her ambition to become a doctor with almost superhuman drive but then forges a path that challenges received wisdom about the value of an elite, liberal arts education. At a time when the idea of "college for all" is alternately embraced and challenged, this important book uncovers, in heartrending detail, the many ways the American education system fails in its promise as a ladder to opportunity. But it also provides hope in its portrayal of the extraordinary intelligence, resilience, and everyday heroics of the young people whose futures are too often lamented or ignored and whose voices, insights, and vision our colleges—and our country—desperately need. Hold Fast to Dreams will grab you on the first page and will stay with you for a long time. It should be required reading for anyone who cares about the right to education in America.

Holding On To Your Dream When You Re Living A Nightmare

Author : Paul E Sheppard
ISBN : 9781594671326
Genre : Religion
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Take Hold Of Your Dream

Author : Jentezen Franklin
ISBN : 9781616385903
Genre : Religion
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God has a dream for you, and if you will seek Him, He will reveal and guide you to it. Living your dreams isn't easy. It takes persistence and tenacity, along with faith in yourself, in God, and in the vision He has given you. In this small book, Jentezen Franklin gives you a powerful message of hope: you can do it! The question is not can you dream, but do you have the courage to act on it? Is there a dream in your heart? Has life buried it? Have others told you it's too late? Don't you believe it! Using personal experiences and examples from biblical characters who pursued their dreams to the end, Franklin shows you how to find and walk out your God-given vision for your life.

Holding Fast To Dreams

Author : Freeman A. Hrabowski III
ISBN : 9780807052440
Genre : African Americans
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"Born in Birmingham, Alabama, once known as the "most segregated city" in the United States, Freeman Hrabowski discovered the courage to stand up for civil rights and educational opportunity when he heard Martin Luther King, Jr.'s call and joined the Children's March in 1963. Along with other protesting students, 12-year old Freeman spent five terrifying days in jail. But the march, the arrests, and the experience, led to desegregation in Birmingham and a life's journey for Freeman Hrabowski. In [Title], Dr. Hrabowski relates his experiences with the civil rights movement in Birmingham as a child, his relentless desire for a quality education, his development as a leader in higher education, and the ways these experiences led to the development of programs and policies supporting inclusive excellence and educational success for African Americans. Dr. Hrabowksi details the lessons about education he drew from his own experiences as a student, faculty member, and administrator. He relates the circumstances in which he was able to draw on those lessons to develop the most successful program in the United States - the Meyerhoff Scholars Program -- for educating African Americans who go on to earn doctorates and M.D.-Ph. D.s in the natural sciences and engineering. And, lastly, he turns to a discussion of how important it is for research universities the seek inclusive excellence, work across the educational spectrum from Kindergarten through graduate school to ensure student success"--

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